ASSHETON, Ralph (c.1500-59), of Great Lever, Middleton, Lancs.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1509-1558, ed. S.T. Bindoff, 1982
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Mar. 1553

Family and Education

b. c.1500, 2nd but 1st surv. s. of Ralph Assheton of Great Lever by Eleanor, da. of Adam Hulton of The Park, Lancs.; bro. of Richard m. Margaret, da. of William Orrell of Turton, Lancs., 3s. 4da.1

Offices Held

Commr. in local disputes, Lancs. 1540, 1551, chantries 1550, goods of churches and fraternities ?1552; j.p. by 1550-d.; receiver, duchy of Lancaster, Lancs. and Cheshire 6 Nov. 1558-d.<